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New AR 600-9 hits the Street- What Changed?

Just a quick note to let you know of the changes in AR 600-9.    There are numerous changes.  The following is an extract of the Regulation Summary page.  Notice scales must now be calibrated.

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Example Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memorandum

This is an example Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memorandum. It can be used as an example of an Initial Counseling for a First Sergeant Memo if you ever need to write one. It covers general expectations for the First …Read More

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Can overweight Soldiers receive awards?

Can a Soldier receive an award if he is flagged for overweight?.. Read the Answer»

What reg says a Soldier cannot bulk up their neck or suck in their gut during a unit weigh-in?

Is there a regulation that states an individual cannot bulk up their neck or suck in their gut when doing a weigh-in?.. Read the Answer»

Can I use an electronic DA FORM 5000/5501?-UPDATED

All NCOs in my battalion use the electronic DA Form 5500/5501 that populates automatically. I was told there is a MILPER/ALARACT message prohibiting this. Is there? A few NCOs say they have seen it, but cannot show me and I cannot find any reference to this... Read the Answer»

Weight Control Program (WCP) SOP

This SOP prescribes policies and procedures to implement a standardized weight control program within this Battalion IAW AR 600-9, “The Army Weight Control Program” .  The Army traditionally has fostered a military appearance that is neat and trim.  Self-discipline to …Read More

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How often do I have to be weighed?

We usually weigh-in when we take a PT test, but we have been deployed and my commander is making us weigh-in. Don't we only have to do this during PT test?.. Read the Answer»